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Say NO

Yesterday I was having a discussion with a colleague which later got blown into a full fledged argument. So much so that after a point we actually forgot what was it that we were actually discussing :)
But there is one part of that argument that did strike me...I was making a point that if we all do our own work with integrity and honesty then there would be no need for anybody to force any rules on us; and that the reason why most people don't do the right thing is because of lack of education. She objected saying that education does not always guarantee fair conduct; that there were plenty of examples of lack of fairness around us. I (off-course) goaded and she pointed to the loads of pirated songs stashed in my hard disk. I was really taken aback, I did not expect such a swift and brutal attack!

Long after we ended that discussion I kept thinking about what she'd said and I couldn't help feeling guilty. So I decided to say no to piracy in totality. No more unauthorized mp…